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Icon of the event Ontario Garlic: the story from farm to festival
Wed Oct 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Peter McClusky, founder of the Toronto Garlic Festival and author of Ontario Garlic: the Story from Farm to Festival, will be giving a talk on everything you ever wanted to know about garlic, including:...

Icon of the event Art Class for Beginners
Tue Sep 29, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Learn simple yet stunning techniques for creating beautiful painting on your first try. All materials are supplied for your use.

Icon of the event Painting on the Run
Fri Sep 25, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Queen/Saulter

Join local artist Jean Frances for a demonstration of how she paints 'on the spot' and 'on the run'. Using simple materials on hand and three tubes of paint she will demonstrate how she makes a kit for sketching 'on the spot...

Icon of the event Raptor watching at Rosetta McClain
Tue Sep 22, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Rosetta McClain gardens is one of the best sights in the GTA to observe the fall migration of Raptors (Hawks, eagles, falcons, vultures) along the Scarborough bluffs. This presentation will introduce you to the 15 or so spec...

Icon of the event Greening Your Grounds - Rain Gardens
Tue Sep 15, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Greening Your Ground: Rain Gardens...

Icon of the event Hawk, Eagle, Falcon, and Vulture Watching
Tue Sep 15, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Albert Campbell

Rosetta McLain Gardens is one of the best sites in the GTA to observe the fall migration of hawks, eagles, falcons, and vultures along the Scarborough Bluffs. This presentation will introduce you to the 15 or so species that ...

Icon of the event Wednesday Knit Night
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Albert Campbell

Beginners and pros alike are welcome to join our knitting group! Come and learn the basics, or practice some advanced techniques. Some supplies provided, please bring your own if you have them.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 19
Wed Sep 16
Wed Oct 21
Icon of the event Toronto Seed Library Workshop
Sat Aug 15, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Albert Campbell

Come and learn about the Toronto Seed Library and get started by borrowing seeds for your very own garden. This event will feature an introduction to the Toronto Seed Library, Seed Saving Workshop, and a chance to start your ...

Icon of the event Ready, Set, Party!
Thu Aug 06, 2015 | 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Queen/Saulter

Let's have a Wii party. Materials will be provided. Drop-in, no registration required.

Icon of the event Origami Crafts
Wed Aug 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

Come and learn how to make special origami crafts taught by experts from the Origami Society of Toronto....